Looking for the best theme park breaks in the UK for less? Thrill the family with a gravity-defying roller-coaster ride at Alton Towers, spot the sharks and stingrays at SeaLife centres – or how about a fun-filled trip to Chessington World of Adventures with the whole troop?
We show you how to get cheap family tickets at the best theme park in the UK, so you can have a perfect break without feeling the pinch.
Thorpe Park, Surrey
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Adrenaline-junkies will love The Swarm. It’s Europe’s tallest winged rollercoaster – and with a jaw-dropping inverted 127ft fall, you’ll be in for the ride of your life!
Other nerve-racking challenges include SAW-The Ride with its 100ft sheer vertical drop, along with the famous Nemesis, Inferno, Colossus and Stealth rollercoasters.
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Prices: Adults £30.50 and Children £30.50GO TO DEAL
The Lego-themed park, aimed at three to 12-year-olds, includes a new experience from a galaxy far, far away – Lego Star Wars Miniland!
But if your lightsaber skills are a little rusty, you can take a trip underwater on the Atlantis Submarine Voyage instead. If you don’t mind getting wet, you could even give the Pirate Falls Dynamite Drench a go.
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Prices: Adults £24.00 and Children £24.00 – Save 50%GO TO DEAL
Alton Towers, Staffordshire
With plenty of hair-raising rides like Air and Oblivion, along with lots of gentler attractions for younger kids (and parents!), there’s no chance you’ll get bored on this adventure.
With an amazing resort that includes two hotels and a waterpark, it’s sure to be a theme park break never to be forgotten – and it needn’t be a pricey one.
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Chessington World of Adventures, Surrey
Theme parks like Chessington World of Adventures are great fun for the family, but with so much to explore you might need more than a day to fit it all in! If you’re looking for cheap theme park breaks in the UK – this won’t disappoint.
Experience heart-stopping rides like the Vampire rollercoaster, a cool zoo, and brilliant shows like the fun-filled Madagascar Live experience.
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Sealife Centres, across the UK
With far more than fish on display, the kids will love spotting seadragons, scary hammerhead sharks, massive stingrays, curious octopuses and even cuddly otters.
Why not hold a crab or touch a starfish in their interactive touchpools.
Make a holiday of it and discover cheap theme park breaks in the UK like Sealife Centres for less by clicking below.
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Drayton Manor, Staffordshire
A popular smaller theme park set amongst 280 acres of beautiful lakes and parkland just outside of Birmingham, it hosts Europe’s only stand-up rollercoaster.
It’s also home to kids’ favourite Thomas Land (of Tank Engine fame) as well as more than 100 animals in Drayton Manor Zoo.
A fun day out for all the family!
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Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Located right on the seafront, Blackpool Pleasure Beach is a theme park packed with loads of fantastic rides and activities for the whole family, attracting thousands of visitors each year.
There’s plenty of new and exciting special events and attractions for you to enjoy throughout 2019!
Blackpool is also home to a variety of family-friendly activities, including Blackpool Tower, Madame Tussauds and SeaLife, making it a fun trip for a day out or family getaway.
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Escape to Lightwater Valley and discover the excitement of a day bursting with thrills, chills and adventure for all the family.
Mini adventures are for our youngest guests (age 1 5 years) and offer fantastic family fun, they include; the UK’s largest indoor and outdoor Angry Birds Activity Park, an amazing interactive play area, the Lightwater Express Train, Eagle’s Creek Farm tractor ride with animals, a selection of fun fairground and water rides and new for 2015 our Vintage Car Rally where little ones can take the wheel on our brand-new car track.
Mega adventures are for our junior thrill seekers (ages 5-9 years) and they include; the splashtastic Falls of Terror with sharp turns and sudden drops, wet ‘n’ wild fun on the Wild River Rapids, and swashbuckling adventures aboard our Pirate Swinger, speedy Skull Rock and the tummy tickling Flying Cutlass. Plus you can visit the awe inspiring Lightwater Falconry Centre with over 35 birds, daily flying shows and a selection of reptiles and small animals to discover.
Ultimate Adventures are for anyone with the nerves to face up to the challenge! (10 years to adults) Feel the power of Whirlwind, the most intense ride of its kind, be thrown into the air in the grip of our Eagle’s Claw, hurtle through dark forests aboard Europe’s longest roller coaster The Ultimate, before venturing into the underground world of Raptor Attack and seeing the park from a whole different view.
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Paultons Park and Peppa Pig World
With more than 60 rides across Paultons Park – from rollercoasters and logflumes to Peppa Pig’s Big Balloon Ride – there are loads of fun attractions to entertain kids of all ages (and parents!).
Plus there are amazing interactive attractions like the 4D cinema, outdoor playgrounds and wildlife (make sure you see the flamingos!) Plus this summer, visit the cute new offspring of one of the world’s most endangered species!
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Prices: Adult £30.50 and Children £30.50 – children under 1m go freeGO TO DEAL
Located in Kent, Devon, Durham and Yorkshire, Diggerland UK Theme park is the perfect destination for action, fun and thrill packed family days out. Fun for all ages (subject to height restrictions), Diggerland with its 20 different rides and drives and an array of additional activities is the ideal theme park for small to large groups looking for something exciting and truly unique.
Get to grips with real JCBs and 180/360 excavators, take a head-reeling turn or two on the Spindizzy, rise to lofty heights and enjoy the views on the Skyshuttle, enjoy an off-road ride on the Groundshuttle, or have a go on the Dodgems and Go-Karts!
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